Aug 18

Miami DolphinsThis week’s top 5 list is topped by somewhat of a surprise as the Miami Dolphins lead the way over all events at SelectATicket.com!

  1. Miami Dolphins
  2. 2015 NBA All Star Game
  3. Jackson Browne
  4. New York Knicks
  5. Frankie Valli

With the NFL right around the corner and the AFC East up for grabs, maybe just maybe the Dolphins have a shot at a playoff spot this year. Certainly some fans are excited as they hold the number one slot this week.

Still going strong is the 2015 NBA All Star Game at Madison Square Garden. NBA schedules were recently released and fans are making plans now to visit NYC for the All Star festivities.

Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne takes third place as his tour with former CCR frontman John Fogerty is making the rounds to major amphitheaters this summer.

As stated, the release of the NBA scheduled brought a bump to basketball interest and that proved to be true for the New York Knicks as well as they place 4th.

And last but not least, veteran singer Frankie Valli makes the list as he still performs all those classic hits from the Four Seasons night after night.

Come back next week and find out what events make SelectATicket.com’s Top 5 Events of the Week!

Aug 12

Baseball season is winding down, which means there are only a few home games left to see New York Yankees’ captain Derek Jeter in the pinstripes.

The Yankees recently announced a special pregame ceremony to honor his career on Sunday, Sept. 7. All fans in attendance for the Yankees’ game vs. Kansas City will receive a limited-edition commemorative coin that will recognize the occasion. Tickets for this game area available here

In his final season, Jeter continues to reach new milestones. Earlier this month, Jeter moved past Honus Wagner to take over the sixth spot on baseball’s all-time hits list with a sixth-inning single in front of a sold out crowd of 47,376 at Yankee Stadium. This was Jeter’s 3,431st hit of his career, and with that, he now has more hits than any other shortstop in history.

“Honus Wagner, he is the last one on the list who has played shortstop,” Jeter said. “That one hits home a little bit. Anytime you pass guys that have had the careers that they’ve had, it is kind of overwhelming.”

The Yankees will be back in the Bronx on Tuesday, Aug. 19 to face the Houston Astros.

Get your New York Yankees tickets from SelectATicket.com today!

Aug 11

Billy JoelThe top 5 events on SelectATicket.com last week were:

  1. Billy Joel
  2. NBA All Star Saturday Night
  3. 2015 U.S. Open Golf
  4. NBA All Star Rising Stars Challenge
  5. Disney On Ice: Frozen

Billy Joel has been established as “The 4th Franchise” at Madison Square Garden, as he is now playing a regular run of concerts in an unprecedented relationship with the World’s Most Famous Arena. Joining the New York Rangers, New York Knicks and New York Liberty, Joel is now considered a regular resident at MSG and ticket sales are not slowing down anytime soon.

Also coming to MSG is next year’s NBA All Star Game but the All Star Saturday Night and the Rising Stars Challenge will both be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and BOTH made the top 5 list this time around! New Yorkers love their basketball and this is already shaping up to be the biggest NBA All Star Weekend in history.

The 2015 U.S. Open Golf Championships will take place from June 15–21 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Gathering the best in the game, now is the time to secure tickets and set your plans for next year’s U.S. Open as you can see it placed 3rd among all events on Selectaticket.com.

Last but not least is Disney On Ice: Frozen, the live performance show featuring your favorite characters from the Disney blockbuster animated film “Frozen”!

Tickets to these and thousands more events are on sale now at SelectATicket.com!

Aug 8

There are only a few shows left for audiences to be astounded by Neil Patrick Harris starring as Hedwig on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. At the most recent Tony Awards, the show took  home four trophies, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Actor in a Musical for Neil Patrick Harris. The show takes place at New York’s Belasco Theatre.

On Aug. 20, Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells, also known from Girls and The Book of Mormon, is set to take over as Hedwig through Oct. 12. Rannells is no stranger to Hedwig, according to Entertainment Weekly, he previously played the character in an unrelated production in Austin, Texas in 2001.

Hedwig, a tale of a transgendered rock star wannabe from East Berlin, is brilliantly innovative and raucously entertaining, and “makes Broadway rock harder than ever before” (Time Out New York).

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is an American musical which is innovative, heartbreaking and downright hilarious at times. The show was called “the Best Rock Musical Ever” by Rolling Stone Magazine.

Grab your Hedwig and the Angry Inch tickets from SelectATicket.com today!

Aug 4

One DirectionSelectATicket.com’s weekly list of top 5 events on the website is led by One Direction & 5 Seconds of Summer this time around.

With shows at MetLife Stadium August 4th and 5th, One Direction has a chance to pull it off two weeks in a row if they start off strong this week!

Take a look at the full list of the top 5 events:

  1. One Direction & 5 Seconds of Summer
  2. 2015 NBA All Star Game
  3. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  4. WWE: WrestleMania XXXI
  5. The Book of Mormon

2015 NBA All Star tickets still are holding strong and if their early performance is any indication, they may be making the top 5 list quite a bit between now and February when the game is held at Madison Square Garden.

Another frequent Top 5′er, Wrestlemania XXXI comes in 4th this week, placing right between two strong Broadway shows – Hedwig and the Angry Inch and The Book of Mormon.

Be sure to visit next week to find out what events make the top 5 list for the current week. It always contains a few surprises!

Jul 28

Slam Dunk ContestFor the second consecutive week, the 2015 MLB All Star Game has taken the number one slot on SelectaTicket.com’s Top 5 Events of the Week. Followed by the 2015 Home Run Derby, it is already building up to be one special occasion in Cincinnati next July!

Here is the full list:

  1. 2015 MLB All Star Game
  2. 2015 MLB All Star Workout & Home Run Derby
  3. Jay-Z & Beyonce
  4. New York Jets
  5. NBA All Star Rising Stars Challenge

Despite rumors of marriage problems, Jay-Z and Beyonce continue to sell out stadiums across the country on their tour. Fans cannot get enough of the talented couple and hopefully those rumors are just that – rumors.

Football camps are opening up and New York Jets fans are looking for tickets as they take the number four spot this week. With an exciting home schedule coming up, now is the best time to order New York Jets tickets and get the best seats for the best games before they’re all sold.

Completing the top 5 is the NBA All Star Rising Stars Challenge. Part of next year’s NBA All Star festivities in New York City, the Rising Stars Challenge features some of the hottest players in the early stages of their careers before they step up to the bigtime and make the NBA All Star Game.

Jul 25

Marvel Universe LIVE! features an epic storyline with the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production. The performance will be a high-caliber arena spectacular that will put fans right in the middle of the most electrifying battles between good and evil ever conceived.

Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story bringing more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. The story is framed around the battle over the Cosmic Cube, one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe. The Cosmic cube is also the source of ultimate power, but has been shattered into pieces by the mighty Thor to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.

the source of ultimate power and one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe, that has been shattered into pieces by the mighty Thor to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. With the pieces scattered across the globe, Thor’s villainous, brother, Loki, devises a scheme to clone its powers, inciting a threat that could not only decimate Earth, but also obliterate the Universe.

Marvel Universe LIVE! will be at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ from July 31 through August 10.

Visit SelectATicket.com today for your Marvel Universe LIVE! tickets.

Jul 24

Walking with Dinosaurs the Arena Spectacular is roaring at Newark’s Prudential Center through July 27, 2014.

The show depicts the dinosaurs’ evolution with almost cinematic realism. Walking with Dinosaurs has scenes of the interactions between dinosaurs, how carnivorous dinosaurs evolved to walk on two legs and how the herbivores fended off their more agile predators.

Ten species are represented from the entire 200 million year reign of the dinosaurs.  The show includes the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the Cretaceous period.  The largest of them, the Brachiosaurus is 36 feet tall, and 56 feet from nose to tail.  It took a team of 50 – including engineers, fabricators, skin makers, artists and painters and animatronic experts – a year to build the production.

The history of the world is played out with the splitting of the earth’s continents, and the transition from the arid desert of the Triassic period is given over to the lush green prairies and forces of the later Jurassic.  Oceans form, volcanoes erupt, a forest catches fire — all leading to the impact of the massive comet, which struck the earth, and forced the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Visit Select-A-Ticket.com now for your Walking with Dinosaurs tickets!

Jul 21

2015 MLB All Star GameThe conclusion of the 2014 MLB Home Run Derby and All Star Game has led to a spike in 2015 MLB All Star interest at SelectATicket.com. So much so that the game has been propelled to the number one spot on this week’s top 5 and is followed closely by next year’s Home Run Derby, both events will be held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio.

View the full list as baseball takes 3 of the 5 spots for the week.

  1. MLB All Star Game
  2. 2015 MLB Home Run Derby
  3. 2015 NBA All Star Game
  4. NBA All Star Saturday Night
  5. New York Yankees

Sandwiched between the 2015 MLB events and the New York Yankees, who placed 5th, we have more All Star activity but for the NBA. Coming to Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden next year, the All Star Saturday Night and 2015 NBA All Star Game are the biggest sporting events to come to the New York area since last season’s Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium.

Basketball is huge in New York City and holding the events across the 2 venues is a great move by the NBA to spread the excitement across the city even further.

Be sure to visit us next Monday to see what events reach the top 5 list for the current week.

Jul 14

Jay-Z and BeyonceEach week we post the top 5 events from SelectATicket.com right here so be sure to visit us every Monday for the most recent list.

This week saw some concerts crack the list and two events which are tied to each other – the 2015 NBA All Star Game and the All Star Saturday Night.

Here is the full list:

  1. NBA All Star Saturday Night
  2. 2015 NBA All Star Game
  3. Marc Anthony
  4. Jay-Z and Beyonce
  5. Judas Priest

Marc Anthony, Jay-Z and Beyonce and Judas Priest all had strong weeks as their respective concerts are selling out coast to coast.

Jul 9

For five consecutive years, WrestleMania has broken the host venue’s highest-grossing entertainment event record. WrestleMania XXXI is on track to continue that trend at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sunday, March 29, 2015.

For last year’s event in Atlanta, fans from all 50 states and more than 30 countries descended upon New Orleans for a week-long lineup of festivities in Celebration of WrestleMania 30. In 2015, more than 70,000 fans are expected to gather in Silicon Valley for WrestleMania 31′s week-long festivities.The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports there is talk of WWE booking Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns as the WWE title feud over WrestleMania season. According to the newsletter, there continues to be talk that Lesnar will take the WWE World Heavyweight Title from John Cena this summer to build up for WrestleMania 31 in March.

Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman, said: “WrestleMania should be on everyone’s bucket list. If you haven’t seen a WrestleMania, you haven’t seen anything like it or felt anything like it. I assure you WrestleMania will rival, if not supersede, the Super Bowl or anything else that will be in that extraordinary facility.”

See the best stars in the biggest matches the WWE has to offer at brand new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA when WrestleMania XXXI is held on Sunday, March 29, 2015.

Visit SelectATicket.com to order WrestleMania XXXI (31) tickets today!

Jul 8

Two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning, is undoubtedly the current face of the New York Giants, but which player next up to have that honor? A recent article by NFL media analyst, Bucky Brooks, dubbed Giants Pro Bowl Safety Antrel Rolle as the next face of the franchise.
“The Pro Bowl selection has become the defensive leader of the G-Men by being a consistent performer in the backend. He led the team in tackles one season ago while also notching six interceptions and two sacks.”

Brooks added, “Those numbers jump off the stat sheet at first glance, but it’s the on-field impact that truly allows him to be the vocal leader on the defensive side of the ball. With Rolle continuing to impress his teammates with his versatility, playmaking and performance, the wily veteran will continue to serve as one of Coughlin’s key lieutenants in New York.”

The best selection of Giants tickets is available on SelectATicket.com right now! Order your tickets to the home opener against the Cardinals, pick one of the big rivalry games like the Cowboys or Eagles or see if the Giants can contain RGIII on December 14.

Visit SelectATicket.com to find tickets to NY Giants games as well as MetLife Stadium parking passes for all home games.

Jul 7

Katy PerryThe weekly top 5 events list is out, take a look:

  1. NBA All Star Game
  2. Fleetwood Mac
  3. KISS & Def Leppard
  4. Katy Perry & Capital Cities
  5. New York Yankees

With all the talk about where free agents LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, among others, will land – the NBA off-season keeps the sport on the minds of fans year round. The NBA All Star Game being the top event at SelectATicket.com is further proof that NBA fans are already looking forward to and making plans for next season.

The return of Christine McVie to the lineup has given an added incentive for Fleetwood Mac fans to catch the band on tour this year. She has not played with them for over 15 years and the return of her work on the keyboards and of course her vocals will allow them to dust off some old gems and perform them the way fans remember them sounding.

One of the louder tours going on at the moment is KISS and Def Leppard. This concert will basically be a night of non-stop rock n roll classics cranking out from both bands.

Also making the list is Katy Perry who can’t seem to stop producing hit after hit and she’ll be joined by Capital Cities (“Safe and Sound”) for several shows on the tour before Kacey Musgraves takes over as the supporting act.

Finally, we have the New York Yankees in the 5th spot this week. With homestands coming up against the Red, Rangers and Blue Jays there’s a number of chances to see them this month.

Jul 6

A live performance of the 2014 Academy Award winner for the Best Animated Feature Film of the Year is coming to an ice rink near you.

The award-winning tale will be told live for the first time in this production, capturing the dynamic between two royal sisters, Anna and Elsa.  Anna, a girl with an extraordinary heart, embarks on an epic journey to find her sister, the magical Elsa, who is determined to remain secluded as she finally feels free to test the limits of her powers. Rugged mountain man Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven, the lovable and hilarious snowman Olaf and the mystical trolls help Anna along the way in this story about love conquering fear.  Audiences will get to sing along with such musical masterpieces as “Let it Go,” “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” and “Fixer Upper.”

“In our more than 30 years of producing Disney On Ice shows, Feld Entertainment has been waiting for a film like this,” says producer Nicole Feld.  “While it might seem obvious that Frozen is well suited for the ice, this Disney On Ice production will touch audiences emotionally through innovative show elements and world-class skating.”

For fans local to Select-A-Ticket’s New Jersey offices, Disney on Ice: Frozen will appear at the Prudential Center in Newark Nov. 19-23 and at the Izod Center in East Rutherford Nov. 25-30.

Visit SelectATicket.com for Disney on Ice: Frozen tickets today!

Jul 5

NY Red BullsThe New York Red Bulls faced the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium last night in a match which ended in a 2-2 tie.

The Red Bulls looked like they may be able to hold on and win this one but a penalty kick in the 82nd minute converted by Houston’s Brad Davis knotted the game at 2.

The Red Bulls now have 20 points and are seeded 5th in the Easter Conference.

Normally gaining a tie on the road isn’t so bad but the Red Bulls believe the handball called on Chris Duvall which gave Houston the game-tying penalty kick was a bad call. Replays seem to back that up as he used his shoulder to move the ball. However, what’s done is done and the Red Bulls now have to focus on their next game which is July 12th at home vs. the Columbus Crew.

The Red Bulls and Columbus currently have identical records at 4-8-5 so this match will have a direct and significant impact on the standings for both teams.

Red Bulls tickets remain available for this game and all matches at Red Bull Arena.

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